Posts Tagged ‘Chemistry’

New system of efficient production, storage and safe transportation of hydrogen

A group of researchers from the Universitat Jaume I de Castelló, the University of Zaragoza and the Institute of Chemical Technology of the Universitat Politècnica de València-CSIC, coordinated by Professor José Antonio Mata of the UJI, have developed and patented a new procedure of efficient production, storage and safe transport of hydrogen for their use […]

Compounds with anti-cancer activity

The Universitat Jaume I (UJI), the Spanish Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (CSIC) and the University of Pavia (UP) have patented new compounds with potent anticancer activity in breast and colon tumour cell lines that have low toxicity in healthy cells, which can dramatically decrease side effects during chemotherapy treatment. In addition, new compounds may […]

The UJI designs less toxic photovoltaic materials

The University Institute for Advanced Materials Research at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) has participated in the European Project Sunflower, whose objective has been the development of organic photovoltaic materials less toxic and viable for industrial production. A consortium of 17 research and business institutions has carried out this European project in the field of […]

Inhibitors for tropical diseases

Researchers from the Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry of the UJI Florenci González, Hannah Baumann andLledóBou explain in this video their research work about a new medicine to combat diverse tropical diseases. This video was produced by students of the Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the UJIElena Muñoz, Laura Bellido, Raquel López, Oreto […]

Scientific vocabulary: APCI (atmospheric pressure chemical ionization)

Carlos Sales, researcher at the Research Institute for Pesticides and Water, describes the concept of APCI (atmospheric pressure chemical ionization). This video is included within the new category “scientific vocabulary” that is made up of short videos in which Universitat Jaume I research staff provides the definition of scientific terms related to their area of […]

UJI researchers develop an innovative technique for the detection of food contaminants

Researchers at the University Institute of Pesticides and Water (IUPA) at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have developed an innovative technique for the detection and quantification of contaminants in food samples, mainly of marine origin. The system enables to know the existence of harmful toxic compounds, such as brominated flame retardants, in foods like tuna […]

“La Maleta de la Ciència”: easy and fun science experiments for the younger

Building and seeing the operation of a source, an artificial lung or a rocket, knowing how to work the wings of an airplane, making a geyser on a small scale, giving life to a submarine, developing a vessel, or designing a water clock are some of the proposals presented in the project “La Maleta de […]

Scientific vocabulary: Enzyme

Florenci González Adelantado, researcher at the Organic and Medicinal Chemistry Group of the UJI, describes the concept of enzyme. This video is included within the new category “scientific vocabulary” that is made up of short videos in which Universitat Jaume I research staff provides the definition of scientific terms related to their area of expertise. […]

Julius Rebek and Maria Vallet, honorary doctorates at the Universitat Jaume I

The Universitat Jaume I has invested honorary doctorates Julius Rebek, expert in supramolecular and biomimetic chemistry, and Maria Vallet, cutting-edge chemist in the field of biomaterials, in a ceremony that took place in the auditorium of the University chaired by the rector of the UJI, Vicent Climent, and the mayoress of Castellón, Amparo Marco.

We do excellent science: University Institute of Pesticides and Waters of the UJI

The Unit of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+i) of the Universitat Jaume I, belonging to the Communication and Publications Service, has produced a video about the work developed at the University Institute of Pesticides and Waters in addition to those made within the project “We do excellent science” that aims to promote some of the […]

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